Newsbriefs, June 2013

Nissan Adds Compact Cargo Van To NV Line More than 4.5 feet shorter in length and 2.5 feet lower in height compared to the Nissan NV 2500/3500 High Roof Cargo Van, the all-new 2013 Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Van is designed to be the "right size" for...

"Business today runs on technology and the NV200 offers a range of available features including RearView Monitor and our advanced NissanConnect? with Navigation system with Hands-free Text Messaging to help keep drivers connected to the office or home," added Castelli.

Fuel economy is rated at 24 mpg City, 25 mpg Highway and 24 mpg Combined.

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Secura Key Publishes RFID Card Capabilities Guide

Secura Key announces the publication of its new e*Tag Card Capabilities Guide.  This document helps RFID customers to learn about the various options available for Secura Key’s RFID credentials, such as package sizes, Inlay sizes, Inlay types and manufacturers, custom encoding, custom graphics and printing, variable data (bar codes and numbering) encoding to match bar codes, laser numbering, inkjet numbering, and special form factors.

The guide features photographs of sample artwork used by actual customers for various applications.  It also shows standard artwork layouts, and it includes a guide on how to order cards with custom artwork.

The guide presents all of the available credential options, so that the customer can select the credential that is exactly suited to their application.

This new card capabilities guide is available in PDF format on the SECURA KEY website,, by clicking Support/Sales & Service/Order Guides


Linear Expands Home Automation Offerings

Linear LLC has added Z-Wave lighting products to its line of wireless residential and commercial offerings. The new products represent a benchmark for Linear as the company seeks to unify wireless lighting control products with existing security and access control systems, and other Z-Wave products.   

Z-Wave is an international wireless standard for intelligent, interoperable, low-power, RF mesh networking technology. This powerful smart chip and compact protocol enable two-way RF communications among Z-Wave enabled devices. Linear is now manufacturing, selling and distributing Z-Wave lighting control products that include: wall dimmers, wall switches, wall outlets, lamp modules, appliance modules, 3-way switches/dimmers, fixture modules, as well as international versions of the same products. Linear will also utilize its extensive OEM resources to manufacture Z-Wave products for partner companies seeking their own intelligent lighting solutions.

The products also fit in nicely with Linear's recent acquisition of 2GIG Technologies since 2GIG's GO! Control platform is Z-Wave certified and provides an elegant and user-friendly control panel for the management of lighting, security, access control and more. Z-Wave enabled products represent the world's largest ecosystem of interoperable smart products giving Linear dealers more options and opportunities in a variety of segments.

"The addition of Z-Wave lighting products gives Linear customers access to a widely adopted wireless control protocol that is easy-to-install, modular, affordable and intelligent," said Duane Paulson, senior vice president of product and market development. "The extensive product offerings and adoption of the Z-Wave protocol across many industries will create opportunities for Linear dealers in new and existing markets."

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